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Club Meeting July 17th, 2018

ROTARY CLUB OF OAK BAY July 17, 2018 – CHERYL THOMAS, OAK BAY UNITED CHURCH NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSING PROPOSAL REPORTER: Jenny Hildebrand President Peter Lawrie opened the meeting with two special acknowledgements: Wendy Townsend was thanked for her strong leadership as President during 2017/2018 and presented with a Past President’s pin. Ceci Valdes-Diemecke and Pablo Diemecke […]

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Club Day July 10, 2018

Oak Bay Rotary Club Bulletin for July 10, 2018, by Jim Laing                          CLUB DAY Meeting was called to order by President Peter at 12;15 pm Meeting began with O’Canada, then grace with Heather Tom Lidkea introduced our visitors, Tom Kofin of Edmonton South Rotary Club, Elena Tolstikhina , Arlene Costigan of Qualicum Beach Rotary, Betty […]

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Meeting July 3, 2018

Club Bulletin July 3, 2018 Bulletin Editor: Krista Voitchovsky We had a large turnout for the installation of the new club Board for the 2018-19 Rotary year. Upon entering I noticed all the tables had colourful napkins in the same colours as this years theme “Be the Inspiration”. There was a beautiful cake with these […]

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Rotary Club of Oak Bay Bulletin June 19, 2018 We met at the very elegant Victoria Golf Club today, President Wendy’s last meeting as President.  Fittingly we were not only graciously welcomed by Ceci and Lynne a glass of Prosecco was also part of the warm welcome. President Wendy and the 2017/2018 board were lead […]

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Meeting Notes April 3, 2018

The Rotary Club of Oak Bay Meeting Bulletin 3 April 2018 Submitted by Tav Macpherson. Jack Petrie took the podium and opened the meeting promptly at 12.15 p.m. The small group assembled sang a lusty rendition of O Canada followed by the invocation delivered by Lynne Murray. After lunch, Steve Sharlow welcomed our two guests, […]

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Meeting March 27th, 2018

The Rotary Club of Oak Bay Meeting Bulletin 27 March, 2018   Submitted by Tav Macpherson The meeting was called to order by President Wendy at 12:15 p.m. and followed by the singing of our National Anthem. Sanjay Uppal gave the invocation followed by our meal. Sanjay also welcomed our guests, Rob Reid, today’s speaker, […]

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President Peter’s update

Message from Pete Lawrie, Club President 2018, 2019 Our Rotary Club of Oak Bay, partnering with others, does a lot to help the world near and far. Here’s just a few examples…… Carnarvon WATER PARK in Partnership with the Municipality. Much fun for many families. The TEEN CENTRE at Oak Bay High School OTHER SCHOOLS: […]

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Welcome new member: Karen

Welcome to the club Karen! Here’s a little bit about Karen for the world to know. Karen, a self-employed Notary, was commissioned as a Notary Public in BC in 2015 after going back to Simon Fraser University to complete her Masters in Applied Legal Studies, once she and her husband Doug’s three children were in […]

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Club Bulletin July 3, 2018

We had a large turnout for the installation of the new club Board for the 2018-19 Rotary year. Upon entering I noticed all the tables had colourful napkins in the same colours as this years theme “Be the Inspiration”. There was a beautiful cake with these words and colours on display. We all enjoyed beautiful background music by Pablo on his violin prior to the start of the meeting.

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President Wendy’s Year in Review

This year our theme was Rotary: Making a Difference RI President Ian Risely challenged every Rotary Club to make a difference by planting a tree for each of its members between the start of the Rotary year July 1st and Earth Day April 22 Our Club arranged for Tree Canada’s National Greening Program to plant […]